Mace


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Mace

A unit of weight in Taiwan approximately equivalent to 3.75 grams. It is used primarily in the sale of bulk foodstuffs.
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Mace dismissed his clerk, and found his other guests, too, on the point of departure.
`Well, mace in one hand and Weena in the other, I went out of that gallery and into another and still larger one, which at the first glance reminded me of a military chapel hung with tattered flags.
Towards that, as yet, I had only my iron mace. But now, with my growing knowledge, I felt very differently towards those bronze doors.
So trenchant was the Templar's weapon, that it shore asunder, as it had been a willow twig, the tough and plaited handle of the mace, which the ill-fated Saxon reared to parry the blow, and, descending on his head, levelled him with the earth.
And then, was it nothing to wield absolute supremacy over the sergeants of the police, the porter and watch of the Châtelet, the two auditors of the Châtelet, auditores castelleti , the sixteen commissioners of the sixteen quarters, the jailer of the Châtelet, the four enfeoffed sergeants, the hundred and twenty mounted sergeants, with maces, the chevalier of the watch with his watch, his sub-watch, his counter-watch and his rear-watch?
There is the registrar below the judge, in wig and gown; and there are two or three maces, or petty- bags, or privy purses, or whatever they may be, in legal court suits.
Blowers"--a pleasantry that particularly tickled the maces, bags, and purses.
The Chancellor rises; the bar rises; the prisoner is brought forward in a hurry; the man from Shropshire cries, "My lord!" Maces, bags, and purses indignantly proclaim silence and frown at the man from Shropshire.
The long lances, the heavy maces, the sixbladed battle axes, and the well tempered swords of the knights played havoc among them, so that the rout was complete; but, not content with victory, Prince Edward must glut his vengeance, and so he pursued the citizens for miles, butchering great numbers of them, while many more were drowned in attempting to escape across the Ouse.
For the first time, Mace achieved more than GBP2bn in turnover.
But this is not the first time that the city MCAs have attempted to grab the mace with even the inaugural assembly also witnessing such an incident.
Jacobs Mace also monitors the planned construction of almost 100 self-build pavilions for international participants and partners, a statement added.